Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark includes the Department, the Danish AgriFish Agency, the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency and The Danish Nature Agency which includes the Danish Coastal Authority.
The Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark is responsible for administrative and research tasks in the areas of environmental protection, farming and food production. In Denmark the administration at state level is managed by the Ministry of Environment and Food. At the regional and local levels, much of the administrative responsibility has been delegated to the municipalities.
The Ministry consists of four agencies and local Centres across the country.
The Ministry of Environment and Food was created in the summer of 2015 as a result of the fusion between The Ministry of the Environment and The Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries of Denmark.